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Disabled World Travel: Accessible Disability Travel Information

  • Synopsis: Information on accessible travel for persons with disabilities with reviews of tours cruises flights and wheelchair accessible accommodation.

Definition: Defining the Meaning of Accessible Tourism

The ongoing endeavor to ensure tourist destinations, products and services are accessible to all people, regardless of their physical limitations, disabilities or age. It encompasses publicly and privately owned tourist locations. Accessible tourism enables people with access requirements, including mobility, vision, hearing and cognitive dimensions of access, to function independently and with equity and dignity through the delivery of universally designed tourism products, services and environments. This definition is inclusive of all people including those traveling with children in prams, people with disabilities and seniors - Defined by Darcy and Dickson (2009, p34)

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The Disabled World disability travel section covers reviews of accessible tours, vacations, and cruises for persons with disabilities including wheelchair accessible accommodation reviews and articles about interesting places to visit and/or vacation around the world. Our holiday travel destinations are listed by continent, as seen in the right hand menu, and include travel tips for those traveling with disabilities and various health conditions.

Many of these travel articles have been written by Disabled World members who wanted to share their traveling experiences with other readers in the hope they will be of assistance to others with disabilities who may be thinking of traveling locally or abroad.

Accessible tourism is the ongoing endeavor to ensure tourist destinations, products and services are accessible to all people, regardless of their physical limitations, disabilities or age. It encompasses publicly and privately owned tourist locations.

Specific problems found by the disabled tourist when booking a holiday include:

Disability Travel Tips:

Further Travel Tips for People with Disabilities:

Resources and travel outfits that can help you plan a trip:



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